Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Ecstasy') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Benjamin Morrison
Year Of Registration: 1931
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1931
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: (seedling x Gloria) X Bruno

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Top Ten picks! by bluegrassmom Jun 13, 2019 8:51 PM 43
California Bloom Season 2017 by AndreaD Jul 11, 2017 2:15 PM 97

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